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In this picture taken with low shutter speed, vehicles passes in front of a banner showing Saudi King Salman, with Arabic that reads "We pledge you to listen and obey" at a shopping mall, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019. Any attack on Iran by the U.S. or Saudi Arabia will spark an "all-out war," Tehran's top diplomat warned Thursday, raising the stakes as Washington and Riyadh weigh a response to a drone-and-missile strike on the kingdom's oil industry that shook global energy markets. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
Iran envoy: 'All-out war' to result if hit for Saudi attackIranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is warning that any US or Saudi military strike on Iran will result in 'all-out war'
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Man walks at the parking lot of the PBS factory in in Velka Bites, Czech Republic, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019. Small engines built by Czech firm PBS Aerospace are believed to have been used in an attack last weekend that targeted the heart of Saudi Arabia's oil industry. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
The Latest: Top Iranian officials get US visas for UN eventIran says says its president and foreign minister have received US visas from the United States for next week's U.N. General Assembly meeting in New York
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Blast in Yemen kills 6 government troops, Saudi officerYemeni security officials say an explosion targeting a government military convoy killed at least six Yemeni troops and one Saudi Arabian officer
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Iran says top diplomat to attend UN despite visa doubtsIran says its foreign minister will attend next week's United Nations General Assembly meeting in New York, amid doubts about whether the U.S. would give him a visa
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Syrian state TV: Drone destroyed over Damascus suburbSyrian state TV reports a drone was destroyed over a suburb of the capital Damascus
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FILE - In this Nov.7, 2008 file photo, children welcome Tunisian President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali as he arrives to a meeting marking the 21st anniversary of his accent to powe in Tunis. Tunisia's autocratic ruler Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, toppled in 2011, died in exile in Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Hassene Dridi, File)
Toppled Tunisian ruler Zine El Abidine Ben Ali dies at 83Tunisia's autocratic ruler Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, toppled in 2011, dies at age 83
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Blue and White party leader Benny Gantz delivers a statement in Tel Aviv, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019. Benny Gantz's Blue and White has pledged not to sit in the same government as Netanyahu, as the long-serving Israeli leader is expected to face indictment in a slew of corruption scandals. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)
In Israel, calls for unity reveal deep divisions after votePrime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his chief rival, Benny Gantz, have each called for the formation of a unity government following Israel's inconclusive national election
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Israel defends checkpoint shooting as video raises concernIsraeli police say security guards at a checkpoint near Jerusalem were in "immediate danger" when they shot and killed a Palestinian woman carrying a knife, after a widely circulated video of the shooting raised concerns about excessive force
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Lawyer: Tunisia's former ruler Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, toppled in 2011, dies in exile in Saudi ArabiaLawyer: Tunisia's former ruler Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, toppled in 2011, dies in exile in Saudi Arabia
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The Latest: Israel's president: Coalition talks start SundayIsrael's president, Reuven Rivlin, says he will begin consultations Sunday with all of the parties elected to parliament
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Egyptian officials: Sinai blast kills 1, injures 2 forcesEgyptian officials say a roadside bomb targeting an armored vehicle has killed one member of the security forces in the restive northern Sinai province and wounded two others
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Lebanon concludes Israeli drones were on attack missionA Lebanese government investigation has concluded that two Israeli drones that crashed in the Lebanese capital last month were on an attack mission, one of them armed with 4.5 kilograms (10 pounds) of explosives
The Associated Press17 hours ago
FILE - In this June 3, 2019 file photo, a protester wearing a Sudanese flag flashes the victory sign in front of burning tires and debris, near Khartoum's army headquarters, in Khartoum, Sudan. Sudan’s uprising has ushered in a new era both for the nation and for Sudanese women after three decades of autocratic rule by Omar al-Bashir. Sudanese women played a pivotal role in the protests that brought down al-Bashir, and under a joint military-civilian council in power now, they hope for more freedom and equality, and seek to overturn many of the restrictive Islamic laws from the previous era. (AP Photo, File)
In new Sudan, women want more freedom, bigger political roleSudan's uprising could usher in a new era for Sudanese women after three decades of autocratic rule by Omar al-Bashir
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Iranian foreign minister tells CNN that any Saudi or US strike on Iran will result in 'all-out war'Iranian foreign minister tells CNN that any Saudi or US strike on Iran will result in 'all-out war'
The Associated Press19 hours ago
The Latest: Defiant Israel PM seeks to lead ruling coalitionIsrael's prime minister says he will seek to lead a ruling coalition with his religious and nationalist allies, despite falling short of a parliamentary majority in Tuesday's elections
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